England vs New Zealand – Match Preview: The English side will be up against the Kiwis in the T20 World Cup 2022 Super 12 match no. 33 on Tuesday, November 01, from 1:30 PM IST onwards at the Gabba, Brisbane.
England is currently in second place with three points in as many games while the Blackcaps are at the top with five points in three games.
Match: England vs New Zealand – Super 12 Group 1 (Match 33)
Venue: The Gabba, Brisbane.
Date & Time: November 01, 2022, at 1:30 PM (IST)
Where to Watch Live: Star Sports Network and JIO TV.
The match will be played in Brisbane. The pitch out here is good for batting. Spinners thrive bowling here also. 160 is the par score.
Matches Played: 21
Won by England: 13
Won by New Zealand: 08
Jos Buttler-led England has a decent start to their second T20 World Cup title journey. They collected three points in as many games and are in second place in the group 1 points table. After an easy victory in their opening game against Afghanistan, they suffered a bad defeat against the Irish team in the second. However, the third game against Australia got washed out due to rain.
The matter of concern for the side is batting, especially skipper Jos Buttler, who still finding his form in the ongoing mega event. Talking to the rest batters, they have also failed to deliver a knock to remember. It's a void that Buttler and his men will be looking to heal as fast they can. It will be a tough challenge for the English side to face the Kiwis, who are in their top form so far in the tournament. Can they overcome the challenge?
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Meanwhile, on the other hand, New Zealand is currently at the top of the group 1 points table with five points in three games. They grabbed two wins in two games while another got washed out due to rain. After a win against Australia, the second game washed out, while the third one was against Sri Lanka which bowler's dominated to bundle out their opponents.
In the last game, when NZ was struggling, Glenn Philips came and made his mark. He smashed a century before getting out on 104. Meanwhile, he is only the second Kiwi batter to reach the milestone on the T20 World Cup stage. Coming to the bowler Boult took four wickets while Sodhi and Santner took two each to restrict Lankans to just 102 runs. Kane Williamson and his men now will be looking to keep their momentum going forward to confirm their participation in the next stage.
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